Kombucha – once reserved for small-batch do-it-yourself home-fermenters is now regularly found in farmers markets, health food stores, and even many mainstream supermarkets and gas stations across Wyoming. While many individuals are becoming more familiar with this popular beverage, numerous questions still arise: What is kombucha? How is it made? Is it even safe? Will it cure what ails you?
Sliced melon is no stranger to foodborne illness! It’s considered a potentially hazardous food, meaning a food that has the ability for bacteria to grow and thrive. The recent multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infection has shed light on the importance of keeping cut melon safe. Continue reading Produce Safety
If you are adventurous, you will want to know what to do with cactus! Cactus leaves are used in Mexican and Latin American cooking, but only leaves from one kind of cactus: the Prickly Pear Cactus, the same one that produces the Prickly Pear fruit. Continue reading Don’t Be Spineless, Eat Cactus
Do you like to try new and unusual foods? Then dragon fruit is for you!
A hallmark of French cooking, the soufflé is magical. Making a soufflé is actually a simple process, despite its reputation for being difficult to make. It uses air to transform eggs into a masterpiece, puffing and browning in the oven before collapsing at first bite.